You down with IEP? Yeah you know me!

Another IEP meeting in the books. And as usual, my emotions have been thrown in the spin cycle. I might get a little naughty by nature. So, I have some high expectations for my son. I have some standards. I also have some unbreakable belief in those thoughts/feelings as well, and an ASD diagnosis did … Continue reading You down with IEP? Yeah you know me!

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Our Hungry Caterpillar

G is laying next to me falling asleep, seemingly completely unaware of the "milestone" he reached today.  I think that is because as his parents, WE want moments like this to reflect back on, and see the progression.  WE want "milestones".  WE want to hit our goals on a standard timeline created by all the … Continue reading Our Hungry Caterpillar

Dad’s integration, with his sons first integrated classroom.

   My son Greyson had his first day at pre-school yesterday, in an integrated classroom.  However, I guarantee that Dad had a much greater challenge with the integration than his son. I will admit that I expected my emotions to run a little higher than they did.  I expected to at least cry for a … Continue reading Dad’s integration, with his sons first integrated classroom.

10 things to share about my Son.

I would like to share some more about my son Greyson, at least in regards to who he is as a young child without trying to define him by his ASD. I find that as I try to search for similar situations that are relatable to our son (Just out of curiosity, I promise... I … Continue reading 10 things to share about my Son.

To all my Fathers.

It is true. I am a Father. And with that responsibility, with that gift, comes this once a year event in which we are supposed to celebrate how wonderful I am (assuming that I am so wonderful). I will admit, I am not quite sure if I am here to talk about Father's Day specifically, … Continue reading To all my Fathers.

A Father’s emotions, on his son with ASD.

First lets get something straight. Our life... Our life... Is wonderful. We all work very hard for what we have, especially our son, but our lives REALLY are wonderful. This is not a poor us, or more importantly, a poor him. This is just us, hopefully relating to other families out there in a similar … Continue reading A Father’s emotions, on his son with ASD.